The Alberta government is stepping in to help Edmonton and Calgary bid for retail giant Amazon's second headquarters.
The family-owned business is closing down after 82 years. One of the most popular places in the city to get your hands on a trustworthy and sturdy portable rain shelter (read umbrella) is from the Umbrella Shop (1106 West Broadway).
But this third-generation business recently announced on its website that it will be retiring, and will subsequently close by the end of December (Its Granville Island and downtown Vancouver location has already shuttered for good).
Uncle Tetsu Japanese cheesecake is a hit on the east coast but now they will be heading west. Metrotown will open the shops first BC location.
Partially melted skates and helmets piled in store parking lot Monday.